Firing up Santa Fe

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

SUGBUTRIATHLON hosts a series of events in the northern town of Santa Fe in Bantayan Island in the Santa Fe Beach Games 2014 next month from April 13 to 20.

The Santa Fe Beach Games kicks off with the second leg of the Tri Team Championship Series on April 13 and will resume with the Twilight Beach Run on April 17, Open Water Swim on April 18 and the Oceanman on April 19.

The registration of the event is ongoing, while tomorrow is the last of the early bird registration. The registration fee for the Tri Team Championship series is P2,000, while the registration fee for the Beach Games is P500.


The Tri Team Championship series has three divisions – Standard, Sprint and Kiddie.

The Twilight Beach Run will be a 5K run along the beachside. The Open Water Swim, on the other hand, has two categories—a 1.5 K and 5K swim; while Oceanman is a duathlon race with a 200-meter swim followed by a 400m run.

Parklane Tri Team heads the Tri Team Championship standings with 335 points, followed by Tri Cebu with 181 points and Parklane Tri Team Bravo with 15 points.

Aside from the events there will also be an Easter Egg hunt activity for the children in the area.

“We are encouraging donations of any kind from participants for the Easter Egg hunt,” said one of the organizers Benjoe Gimenez.

Gimenez also said that the next leg of the Tri Team Championship series will be on July 6.

Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on March 14, 2014.


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